4th Circuit Rehears, But Again Affirms Dismissal Of Trademark Case

(June 16, 2016, 10:04 AM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — A Maryland federal judge did not err in finding that PNC Financial Services Group Inc. had priority of use of the “Spendology” trademark and that that priority of use bars a plaintiff’s infringement action, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 13 (Keith A. Ashe v. PNC Financial Services Group Inc., No. 15-2566, 4th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 10669).

(Decision available. Document #16-160620-020Z.)

The panel issued its decision upon rehearing the appeal by Keith A. Ashe. A prior appeal by...
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